Friday, December 16, 2011
This morning in Huntington at 6:30AM it’s currently a breezy 41 degrees under overcast skies. Winds are out of the west at 6-10mph. Relative humidity is 79%, dewpoint 35, barometric pressure 29.72″ and rising rapidly. We picked up 0.43″ of rain in the past 24hrs. 24hr high was 49, low 41.
High pressure and an associated cold front will move into the region today and dominate our weather through the weekend. Today will see overcast skies with a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy skies later in the day. Highs are topping off right now at around 41°F and will fall through the day. Winds will be from the North at 10 mph shifting to the ENE in the afternoon. Chance of rain is 40%. Tonight will bring partly cloudy skies and much colder temperatures with lows around 18°F and winds less than 5 mph.
Saturday’s looking partly cloudy with below normal temperatures. Highs will only be around 23°F with winds from the North at 5 mph. Saturday night should be clear and chilly with lows of 10°F and winds less than 5 mph.
Sunday look for partly cloudy skies and highs of 21°F with winds less than 5 mph. Sunday night should be partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast with lows of 18°F and winds from the South at 5 mph.
Last year on this date we had a high of 14 and a low of 1. We picked up 1.5″ of new snow and had 5.5″ on the ground.
Burlington norms for this date are highs of 32°F and lows of 17°F.
Record high was 54°F in 1982.
Record low was -18°F in 1917.
Sunrise: 7:21 AM EST
Sunset: 4:13 PM EST
Length Of Visible Light: 9h 58m
Length of Day: 8h 52m
Tomorrow will be 0m 23s shorter.
The Moon is waning gibbous, 21d 5h old with 67% illumination.
Moonrise: 10:57 PM EST
Moonset: 10:54 AM EST